| According to myth, Chartreux got their names from living with French Carthusian monks who fed the cats Chartreuse liquer. Chartreux were named after Chartreux wool, which resembled their coats. Chartreux are described in documents dating to the 16th century. Chartreux have a smiling facial expression. Chartreux do not meow.
France Animal Rescue
France is Iocated in Europe and spans across approximateIy 211,000 square miIes. The capital of France is Paris. Most peopIe in France speak French. Threatened species known from France include the Monk Seal, European Mink, and Northern Right Whale. The population of France is about 60 million.